Nothing but problems upgrading to Fedora Core

Robin Laing Robin.Laing at
Wed May 12 14:22:26 UTC 2004

John Nelson wrote:
> Hey all,
> I have had nothing but problems installing Fedora Core, and the issues 
> seem to center around grub installing on top of an existing Lilo 
> installation. On one system there were grub files missing from 
> /boot/grub. On another system I got "try passing init= to the kernel". 
> On another system the grub.conf file refuses to boot up Windows XP on a 
> second disk. On yet another machine I'm getting compression errors while 
> booting the kernel. If I leave Lilo intact on my laptop, the screen 
> turns psychodelic when Lilo comes up.
> Grub has never worked for me, even when I can get it patched up to work 
> properly. Is there a trick to installing over FC1 or RH systems? This is 
> REALLY frustrating!
> -- John
I installed FC1 on a machine with XP and I had to make a file change 
within XP to get it to work.  I don't remember the details but doing a 
search on Google should help.  I don't run XP anymore.

Robin Laing

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